Auto Hand Home
Strong magnetism or impact can cause the hands and/or date of the
watch to be off, even if the watch is able to perform the signal receive
operation. Auto hand home position correction corrects the hand
Auto correction is performed in the Timekeeping Mode only.
However, auto correction is never performed while a countdown
timer operation is in progress.
The auto correction operation corrects the positions of the second,
minute, and hour hands. Home position correction of the dial
hands and date can be performed manually, using the procedure
under "Manual Home Position Correction" (page 75).
Each hour, the watch performs automatic correction of the hand
positions from –55 minutes to +5 minutes.
You also can trigger the auto hand home position correction
operation manually, if you want. See "To trigger the auto hand
home position correction operation manually" (page 74) for more
The auto hand home position correction operation can take up to
three and a half minutes to complete.
If hand positions are off by one hour or more, correct them using
the procedure under "To trigger the auto hand home position
correction operation manually" (page 74) or "Manual Home
Position Correction" (page 75).